Seats & Cabin News
South African new A330 Business Class
South African Airways has taken delivery of the first of its new fleet of A330-300 aircraft.
There are 46 brand new business class lie flat seats.
The design is inspired by traditional African crafts, textiles, basket weaving and furniture.
United Airlines Polaris Boeing 777-300ER flies
United Airlines first Boeing 777-300ER featuring the United Polaris all-aisle access, lie-flat seat, is about to start on commercial routes.
This marks the first time the new cabin United's Polaris revamp has flown.
There are also new meals, and better IFE.
Iberia Premium Economy ready to be fitted
The Spanish Airline Iberia has started to retrofit it's Airbus A330-300 and A340-600 aircraft with Premium Economy.
The seat will be wider than the current economy seat at 19 inches, and seat pitch will be 37 inches.
Seatback TV screens will be 12 inches compared to 9 inches in Economy Class.
Delta Premium Economy cabin flies
Delta Air Lines will add an upgraded premium-economy cabin.
The seats are very standard, offering 38 inches of seat pitch and are 19 inches wide.
The new Delta product will offer Alessi branded plated meals and complimentary alcoholic drinks.
British Airways makes seats smaller on Boeing 777
British Airways plans to make its seats smaller on Boeing 777 aircraft flying from London Gatwick.
The airline is moving towards a plan it calls 'Densification'.
Each economy row will have ten seats rather than the current nine for the 25 Boeing 777 aircraft based at Gatwick.
SAS launch new Business Class
SAS' new Business Class seats feature fully flat seats, 196 cm long, and an on-demand entertainment system with large HD screens.
Singapore Airlines revamps Business Class seat
Singapore Airlines has launched a new business class seats, which gives a fully flat bed.
Laid out in the Boeing 777 cabin in a 1-2-1 layout the 28 inch wide seat converts to a 78 inch long flat bed.
Premium Economy for Delta
The seats give 4 inches more pitch, and the recline increases from 20 degrees to 30 degrees, or an extra 50%.
Bigger seats for Iberia
Iberia have finally given in to the inevitable, and turned it's existing business class seats into fully flat beds.
New Business Swiss seats
Swiss International Air Lines is launching what it says is a unique seating concept for its international Business Class cabins